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The best of Modern marvels : vol. 14

Modern marvels (Television program) Overseas highway. A spectacular roadway nearly 120 miles long, the Overseas Highway links the Florida Keys with the mainland. Modern Marvels traces the history of the highway from its inception as a railway line through its transformation into one of the most impressive examples of the road builder's art. The Mackinac Bridge. The extraordinary "Mighty Mac" suspension bridge, with its plunging foundations and soaring towers, spans the strait between Lakes Huron and Michigan. Hear from a few of the men who toiled to make the vision a reality in a top-to-bottom tour of one of the most remarkable engineering feats of the 20th century. Quarries. In order for civilizatin to be built, hillsides must be dyanmited and sheer stones walls splintered--all in order to mine the everyday rock that the world as we know it is built upon. Modern Marvels unearths fascinating nuggets about how the raw materials of society are wrested from the earth. From awe-inspiring buildings and life-changing technological innovations to the worst engineering disasters of all time, Modern Marvels goes behind the scenes of history's most innovative creations and biggest failures. ;

Место изданияUSA
ИздательствоHistory Channel
Дата издания2007
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Предметная рубрикаDISASTERS
Documentary television programs • UNITED STATES
DVD • DOCUMENTARY
ENGINEERING • HISTORY
TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS • HISTORY
TECHNOLOGY • HISTORY
VIDEO • DVD
ИсточникЦентр Американской культуры
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Класс изданияПеревод в другой фонд
МестонахождениеЦентр американской культуры (3 этаж)
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